ERIC Number: ED369937
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1993-Dec
Transition: The Key.
Gerweck, Debra R.; Chauza, Phyllis J.
This document consists of materials used in a presentation on the Brown County (Kansas) Vocational Work Program to train students in general work behaviors and skills and to prepare them for paid employment in the community. Introductory materials describe the program's purpose, structure, and objectives. The text of specific regulations governing community vocational settings is provided. Other contents include the following: sample transition staffing summary form; sample and completed individual transition planning forms; sample student/parent/employer/vocational coordinator agreement; behavior inventory; sample student evaluation forms; a list of types of job skills students learn in area businesses; a U.S. Department of Education letter communicating statement of principle and guidelines for individualized education programs; a list of prerequisite skills for independent living; and sample student evaluation forms for managing family finances, buying and preparing food, caring for clothing; managing a household, caring for personal needs, and vehicle ownership. (YLB)
Descriptors: Career Education, Career Exploration, Daily Living Skills, Disabilities, Education Work Relationship, High Schools, Individualized Education Programs, School Community Programs, School Community Relationship, Special Education, Student Evaluation, Vocational Education, Work Attitudes, Work Experience Programs
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Vocational Association (Nashville, TN, December 1993).